The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 13 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 7.55% 32.76% 21.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 63.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 5
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +26.71%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.72% +6.42%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 22.64% 51.72% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 5
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £36,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
Bedfordshire

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

SLA
Salary Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Dunstable region.

SLA Salary Trend in Dunstable

SLA
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Dunstable

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) HP NNM
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (60.00%) DWDM
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DWDM
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) HSRP
1 3 (60.00%) RIP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (20.00%) Celerra
1 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP NNM
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sun